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“Great Mexican near the LGB airport”
Review of Baja Sonora

Baja Sonora
Ranked #107 of 1,177 Restaurants in Long Beach
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

Not far by car from the airport. Pick up your rental and have some great food before you head out into S. Cal.
We had a veggie burrito (make sure you get black beans and green rice, the others have lard and chicken stock. And get it dry not wet.) and a veggie bowl. The burrito was huge and the veggies were cooked to perfection and delicious. Open salsa bar is great. Go ahead and try the hottest salsa, it's not too bad. Our food lasted us all day, but we didn't feel too full. We were a little let down that we weren't hungrier for our dinner 5 1/2 hours later.
Mike was standing sentry over the menu board and was very helpful to everyone trying to decide on their order. He really takes pride in this place.

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Reviewed August 25, 2012

This is the best Mexican food in town! Their tacos are so full that you have to eat them with a fork or be prepared for a mess. Their nachos are to die for! I love their salsas and chips even! I honestly have not eaten a single thing here that I've disliked. The only thing I dislike is the parking lot. It's horrible! But I'll go through that torture to get to the food! This is a happening place, so if you're not eating in, I suggest you call your order in in advance or you be in for a wait.

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Reviewed July 17, 2012

There are tons of Mexican restaurants in Long Beach and many are good, but this is the go-to place for consistently good food and a great value. You order at a window, then food is brought to your table piping hot. It's not a large place, so during busy times, you will wait or you can get your order to go. While waiting, enjoy the best freshly made chips around. Whole corn tortillas constantly brought out hot and crispy. There is a salsa bar, i just wish there was a fire roasted version. The meals are huge, so you might even share. I've never had anything that wasn't good. I love there carnitas and the tamales. Served with really good rice and beans and a drink, for less than $8, you can't go wrong. The owner is hands on, walking around making sure all is going well. The food shows someone cares. The only downside is eating too many chips - but can't blame them for that.

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1  Thank YR-LGB
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Reviewed March 10, 2012

The manager of our hotel recommended this place. Enjoyed the tacos, beans, rice, taquitos, mahi mahi tacos, chip and salsa bar. Casual atmosphere and kid friendly. Can not wait to eat here again when in town.

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Reviewed February 28, 2012

This place serves the best FOOD happy hour in town. The tacos are amazing. Our favorites are either the hard-shell beef or the soft carnitas or asada tacos.

Thank Michelle B
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